Posted on 11 September 2020

Stiffness and tightness in your jaw may occur from time to time -- or it may be an ongoing problem. This may indicate an underlying problem that will benefit from diagnosis and treatment by your dentist. 

What are some scenarios that can lead to a tight jaw?

  • You may be suffering from a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder, causing an uneven bite or jaw.
  • Excessive stress can also cause your jaw to tighten.
  • Those who grind their teeth are more likely to experience jaw discomfort, and may have damaged teeth.

"When you have tightness or tension in your jaw, it can be uncomfortable to say the least."

This article explains more about tightness in your jaw:

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